LUMBERTON — The Lumberton soccer team may have been the higher seed entering Wednesday's 4A state playoff matchup with Holly Springs, but coach Kenny Simmons hardly considered his team the favorite.
RAMSEUR — The St. Pauls soccer team has historically struggled during the postseason, so coach Brent Martin didn't set the bar too high as the No. 23 Bulldogs traveled to No. 10 Eastern Randolph for the first round of the...
PINEHURST — During parts of the final day of the NCHSAA 4A Golf Championship on Tuesday, Purnell Swett junior Meredith Godwin had to grind it out.
FORT BRAGG — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke mens basketball team got a team-best 16 points from sophomore Keysheen Hinton but it was not enough as the Braves dropped their exhibition opener to Fort Bragg's All-Army Team on...
CARROLLTON, Ga. — J.C. McFadyen and Jake Britt each turned in a 2-under-par 69 as the UNCP mens golf team matched its fifth-lowest round in school history on Tuesday as the Braves finished in a tie for second at the Matt Dyas...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite pitching a 2-0 shutout of visiting Young Harris on Saturday, the UNCP womens soccer team held steady at No. 9 in the latest edition of the NCAA Southeast Region rankings by the National Soccer Coaches Association of...
DURHAM — After quarterback Anthony Boone found out No. 24 Duke was back in the national rankings, he called a players-only meeting.The message was simple: Don't let it be a distraction.
LUMBERTON — The Lumberton soccer team received home game for the NCHSAA 4A state tournament, but just barely.
PINEHURST — Despite posting three double bogeys, Purnell Swett golfer Meredith Godwin shot an 81 on Monday at Pinehurst No. 1 to put herself in a tie for 23rd after the first day of the NCHSAA 4A State Championship.
SAN FRANCISCO — James Shields became “Tough Luck James” in Game 5 of the World Series.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Fairmont native William McGirt made two late bogeys, but still managed a tie for 32nd place in the PGA Tour's The McGladrey Classic and climbed into the top 50 on the all-important FedEx Cup list.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Two items on Robert Streb's bucket list are attending an Oklahoma-Texas football game and playing at Augusta National.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.
REAFORD — The return of the Highlander Cup started out well for the Robeson County team after Nick Dial and Joseph Martin, the county's opening group, beat J. Lee McLaurlin and Jeff Brown 7-and-6.
PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football team has had its struggles this season but in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 13-6 loss to Newberry, the Braves seemed poised to break through.
County tennis tournament approaching
Southeastern ConferenceStandingsScotland 3-0, 8-1Richmond 3-0, 9-0Pinecrest 2-1, 8-1Hoke 1-2, 4-5Purnell Swett 0-3, 3-6
ST. PAULS — The Bulldogs had too much bite for South Columbus on Friday night winning 42-29 for their third victory in a row.
LAKE WACCAMAW — After three straight losses, the Red Springs football team was in need of a win.
WHITEVILLE — For two weeks in a row, the Fairmont football team put up historic numbers with wins where the Golden Tornadoes scored at least 60 points.
PEMBROKE — The Purnell Swett football team saw some bright points in it's performance Friday night, but those weren't enough to overcome the mistakes the offense made.
LUMBERTON — The first 12 minutes was like a video game as both teams combined to score 63 points.Things slowed a little bit in the second quarter as Lumberton and Richmond Senior only scored 21 points.
PEMBROKE — The winter sports season officially kicked off for the University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Thursday night at the Jones Center as the mens and womens basketball teams and the wrestling team went through their paces in front of...
Tonight's gamesFairmont at WhitevilleRichmond at LumbertonPinecrest at ScotlandRed Springs at East ColumbusWest Columbus at South Robeson
LUMBERTON — On Saturday morning, the best amateur golfers from Robeson and Cumberland counties will revive a longstanding tradition when they meet at the Bayonet Golf Course at Puppy Creek in Raeford, pitting the two in the first Highlander Cup...
PEMBROKE — The UNCP volleyball team rallied back from an opening-set loss by capturing three of the final four sets as the Braves overcame 35 attack errors to top Mount Olive 22-25, 26-24, 25-17, 25-27, 15-12.
ST. PAULS — The St. Pauls soccer team went through all the senior night traditions on Wednesday, giving the seven oldest players the spotlight in their final home match.
PEMBROKE — Homecoming week at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke got a bit more exciting this year.
ROCKINGHAM — In tight games, the soccer ball seems to find the right foot of Richmond's Jalen Almond.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pair of University of North Carolina at Pembroke soccer players made program history on Tuesday when womens goalie Janae Aiken and mens soccer player Sam Miles were named as the Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Players of the...
For the third time in her high school career, Meredith Godwin qualified for the North Carolina womens golf state championship at Pinehurst No. 1.
PEMBROKE — The UNCP mens basketball, womens basketball, and wrestling teams will host their fourth annual Moonlight Madness, presented by McDonald's, event at 7 p.m. Thursday in the English E. Jones Center.
LUMBERTON — When the Lumberton soccer team beat Purnell Swett in its last regular season game of the year on Wednesday, the Pirates had to battle back from a deficit and avoid being the victim in what would have been the Rams' second...
ST. PAULS — St. Pauls soccer bettered it's last performance against East Columbus, but it wasn't enough on Monday night, as the Gators defeated the Bulldogs 3-1 in Three Rivers Conference play.
LAS VEGAS — Fairmont native William McGirt recorded three birdies in his final seven holes on Sunday to shoot his third 3-under-par 68 at the TPC Summerlin course and pocketed $30,724 in the PGA Tour's Shriners Hospitals for Children...
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.
DENVER (AP) — Leave it to Peyton Manning to plan his own prank.
GREEN BAY, Wis — Randall Cobb got messy on his Lambeau Leap.
PEMBROKE — Officials at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke announced that Derek Brunson, a three-time All-American wrestler for the Braves from 2003-07, has been recognized as its Young Alumnus of the Year.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — After playing an integral role in helping the UNCP womens soccer team to an unbeaten week last week, including a tie with No. 10 North Georgia on Saturday, junior Janae Aiken was lauded with the PBC Goalkeeper of the Week award on...
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Coming off a week that included eight points scored, UNCP mens soccer senior Sam Miles was been named the AstroTurf/Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league office announced Monday...
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Following a week with back-to-back shutouts, UNCP freshman Kenneth Perkinson was named the AstroTurf/Peach Belt Conference Goalkeeper of the Week after going 2-0, the league office announced Monday afternoon.
PEMBROKE — For about a quarter and a half, it looked as though the University of North Carolina at Pembroke had put it's offensive woes behind them against Catawba College.
PEMBROKE — One of the top ideas that Purnell Swett golf coach Jamie Locklear tries to impart on the girls he coaches is the value of working hard.
FAIRMONT — The Fairmont volleyball team saw it's season come to an abrupt end to the hands of Bunn on Saturday night, losing in straight sets 25-19, 25-19, 25-22.
FAIRMONT — The Fairmont football team used its second 60-point week in a row to stay unbeaten in conference play as the Tornadoes blew away Red Springs on Friday night 61-30.
LUMBERTON — After losing in the first week of conference play, the Lumberton and Hoke football teams both were looking for a win to keep in contention for conference play.
PEMBROKE — Richmond Senior was a perfect five for five in the first half.
ST. PAULS — The night started off well for the South Robeson football team.
GREENVILLE — Three days before East Carolina University's football team would defeat Southern Methodist University, head coach Ruffin McNeill sat in the team's meeting room adjacent to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, speaking to a...